McCracken Co. Police searching for suspect in Friday armed robbery

McCracken County police got a 911 call reporting an armed robbery.
McCracken County police got a 911 call reporting an armed robbery.

MCCRACKEN COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - McCracken County police are searching for a man who held up a payday loan business on Friday.

It happened around 6:30 Friday evening.

McCracken County police got a 911 call reporting an armed robbery at Fast Payday Loans of Ky. on 3837 Clarks River Rd.

According to police, the manager called and reported a masked subject entered the business with a gun and demanded money. The suspect then walked her through the business searching for, and demanding money.

At one point, the suspect left the manager at the front counter as he searched the front of the business. That is when the manager ran out the building.

The manager ran to the corner of Alabama St. and saw the suspect running and getting into an SUV. The manager told police it was possibly a hunter green Ford Explorer or Chevrolet Blazer with tinted windows.

According to the manager, the suspect was a white male, approximately 5'7" or 5'8", medium build, wearing a black pullover long sleeve shirt, black athletic shoes and a pullover mask that was open at the eyes.

The manager told police that nothing was taken from the business, because the money was already secured.

If anyone has any information on this case call the McCracken County Sheriff's Office at 270-444-4719.

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